Volker Klüpfel

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Volker Klüpfel was born in 1971. After completing high school in Altusried (which is also the hometown of his fictional Commissioner Kluftinger), he studied politics and history in Bamberg. After working for a newspaper in the USA, broadcaster Bayerische Rundfunk and the arts and culture section of the newspaper Augsburger Allgemeine, he decided to become a full-time author in 2012.